Follow-Up and Dietary Progression After Bariatric Surgery

  • Nidhi Khanna
  • Cheri Leahy
  • Alyssa Luning


The decision to undergo bariatric surgery is a lifelong commitment. Close postoperative follow-up is essential to the success of the operation and to ensure patients maintain weight loss.


Bariatric Surgery Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Ulcer Formation High Protein Intake 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryRowan UniversityStratfordUSA
  2. 2.Kennedy Health AllianceCherry HillUSA

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